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Edward Hill

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Edward Hill (c1803-c1852), founder of Edward Hill and Co

1837 September 19th. Married at Pedmore. Mr Edward Hill, Hunts Hill, Dudley, to Emma, second daughter of Samuel Smith of the former place.[1]

1851 Living at Dark Hill, Dudley: Edward Hill (age 47 born Wednesbury), Iron Master. With his wife Emma Hill (age 30? born Pedmore) and their son Edward Hill (age 4 born Harts Hill). Two servants.[2]

1853 September 13th. Died. 'On Tuesday last, at his residence, Amblecote Hall, near Stourbridge, fever on the brain, in his 48th year, Mr. Edward Hill, Brierley Hill. Works, near Dudley.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Worcester Journal - Thursday 21 September 1837
  2. 1851 Census
  3. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 19 September 1853